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Whether you studying for school or career exams, trying to fix your car, learning a new language, or mapping your family tree, the library will help you on your way.  As a library patron, you have access to a large number of online databases that you can access at your convenience.

Browse our online databases and other resources by alphabetical listing. If you’re working from outside the library, you’ll have to enter your library card number in order to access the database.

Academic Search Main Edition This e-resource is rich with the most valuable, comprehensive multidisciplinary content available. It provides access to acclaimed full-text journals, magazines, and other valuable resources covering topics like Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Physics, Psychology, Religion & Philosophy, Science & Technology, and more!
Ancestry.com Library Edition Search for genealogy & historical records in stories & publications, as well as photos & maps. In-library access only.
AP Images AP (Associated Press), one of the oldest and largest news organizations in the world, has been capturing the greatest events in world history with photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics, for over 185 years.
Ask Here PA Pennsylvania’s statewide 24/7 live Chat reference service—free to all residents of Pennsylvania—is a quick way to get answers to your questions. Ask your question. A librarian is on hand to chat with you. It’s that easy. If your question involves lengthy research, we’ll get you started in the right direction or provide information about other resources.
AtoZdatabases “The database offers 30 million business & executives profiles, 220 million residents, 1.1 million healthcare professionals, 2 million new businesses, 2.3 million live job listings, interview tips, resume templates, background/criminal search and much more. The database is ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, marketing research, employment opportunities, background/criminal searching, finding friends and relatives, and much more!”
 BookFlix Scholastic BookFlix is a new online literacy resource for grades pre-K – 3 that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to help build a love of reading.
Books, movies, and more in a PA library (Also known as Access PA database) Books, movies and more in a PA library (also known as the Access PA Database) is a combined catalog reflecting the holdings of over 2,600 Pennsylvania libraries and their combined collections of over 43 million books, audio materials, reference materials, movies, and much more.

Brainfuse: HelpNow provides live online tutoring for elementary, middle school, high school, intro college, and adult education as well as offering a Learning Suite & Writing Lab. Adults can also receive help writing a resume, practicing a test, learning more about Microsoft Office and more. Click on the “Adult Learners” button at the top of the Brainfuse page to access these resources.

Brainfuse: LearnNow offers thousands of lessons, quizzes, and tests to help you master academic concepts including practice tests for SAT, ACT, GED, career test prep, job resources and resume/interview prep, essential computer skills business/career writing help and more!
Business Source Main Edition This scholarly business e-resource provides the complete text for over 2,200 magazines and journals as well as indexes and abstracts for over 2,300 titles. The collection, dating back to 1985, ranges from general business magazines to scholarly journals and trade periodicals.

ChiltonLibrary.com represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners. There are thousands of year, make and model combinations covering the most popular vehicles of the past 30 years, plus additional coverage of specialty models. ChiltonLibrary.com gives you the confidence to service or repair virtually any system on your vehicle.
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Contemporary Authors This e-resource provides access to biographical and bibliographical information on more than 145,000 of today’s most influential authors.
Consumer Health Complete CHC is designed to support the information needs of patients and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Content covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
CyberSmarts This interactive e-book collection for grades 3 – 6 offers users a safe, simulated Internet experience with hands-on instruction on how to deal with important online safety issues.
Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) –  “The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. It strives to contain the full breadth of human expression, from the written word, to works of art and culture, to records of America’s heritage, to the efforts and data of science…The DPLA offers a single point of access to millions of items—photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more—from libraries, archives, and museums around the United States. Users can browse and search the DPLA’s collections by timeline, map, format, and topic; save items to customized lists; and share their lists with others.” –DPLA website.

Driving-tests.org LML has partnered with Driving-Tests.org to offer free online test prep for students preparing for their PA driving tests! Choose from several different permit tests, written specifically based on the state DMV materials. No library card number or personal information is needed! This resource is also great for anyone looking to brush up on their knowledge of PA’s traffic laws or interested in getting their motorcycle license.
eBooks on EBSCOHost Formerly known as NetLibrary, this e-resource provides access to hundreds of thousands of books from the world’s leading publishers across all major subject areas.
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EBSCOhost This e-resource provides a single location from which to simultaneously search most of the Access PA EBSCO e-resources.
Elementary Student Research Use this fun, easy-to-use resource that’s powered by EBSCO Explora to discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.
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Gale Virtual Reference Library A collection of 15 select reference eBooks which includes subjects such as the Arts, biography, business, education, history, law, literature, medicine, nation and world, religion and science.
GreenFILE This comprehensive e-resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.
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Heritage Quest Online Search the U.S. Federal Census (1790-1930), family genealogies and local history articles, Revolutionary War era pension and bounty-land warrant application files, and individuals in Freedman’s Bank (1865-1874), founded to serve African Americans.

High School Student Research Use this e-resource to discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.
Inventors & Inventions This resource provides in-depth essays on inventors & their inventions from around the world (for access from home, click here)
LawDepot provides a quick and easy way to create customizable legal documents. By following a simple step by step process, users will be able to create a large variety of state specific legal forms. After a document has been completed, users will have the option to print, download or save their form to LawDepot’s secure archive. All LawDepot documents have been developed by an experienced team of in-house lawyers and are regularly updated to ensure accuracy.
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LML Catalog Search the library’s collection of print, movies, music and electronic materials.


LISTA (Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts) This e-resource indexes more than 700 journals in library science & technology plus books, research reports and proceedings. Coverage extends back as far as the mid-1960’s.

Magill’s Medical Guide covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and other medical issues, while also addressing recent developments in medicine and concise information for all diseases and disorders. To access from home, click here.

MasterFILE Main Edition This multidisciplinary e-resource is designed specifically for public libraries providing full text for over 1,700 reference resources, magazines, and journals covering general interest subject areas.
Middle School Student Research Use this fun, easy-to-use resource that’s powered by EBSCO Explora to discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.

Middle Search Main Edition Designed for middle school students, this e-resource provides full text access to popular magazines, thousands of biographies and historical essays, and an image collection with over 960,000 photos, maps, and flags.

Morning Call Archives Powered by Newsbank, the Morning Call Archives provides full-text access to the Morning Call newspaper from 1984-present.
Newspaper Source Plus This e-resource provides the latest news with full-text access to over 1,000 U.S. and international newspapers.

Newswires Newswires provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press, United Press International, PR Newswire, Xinhua, CNN Wire, and Business Wire on a continuous basis. Newswires includes AP Financial News, AP Top News, AP WorldStream, AP U.S. Politics & Government, AP 50 State Reports, UPI Security Industry, UPI Emerging Threats, UPI Business, UPI Entertainment, UPI Sports, UPI Top News, Arabia 2000, and more. Full text content in Newswires is available for the current and prior 30 days.
Novelist Plus NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, author read-alikes, articles, lists and more. NoveList Plus has reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for all ages.

OverDrive eBooks & eAudiobooks Enjoy best sellers, classics and titles from your favorite authors! Available to download to smartphones, Android tablets, iPads, eReaders, PCs and Macs. (Need help?)
PA Job Resources database
Pennsylvania Job Resources POWER Library highlights job resources for Pennsylvania job seekers and employers. These PA government provided resources are designed to help you find a good career, review job openings, and match you with employers. Resources for veterans are available too that will help veterans transition into the work force by translating their existing military skills into civilian terms.
Power Kids A POWER Library webpage dedicated to serving kids.  Kid-centered e-resources, Chat with a librarian, Books, movies, and more, and PA Photos and Documents, are presented in a single, kid-friendly interface.

Power Library Vast collection of online resources in art, music, business, education, health, literature, science and much more!
Primary Search Main Edition Designed for elementary school students, Primary Search: Main Edition provides full-text access to popular magazines for elementary school research dating back to 1990.
Public Library Research Use this fun, easy-to-use resource that’s powered by EBSCO Explora to discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art and music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures and languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.

Rosetta Stone Library Solution offers patrons the award-winning interactive approach used by millions of learners around the world and now is accessible in the library–or anywhere, anytime. This vital resource includes 30 languages to meet a range of cultural interests. Learning is structured around core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills and also includes focused activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and more. Patrons can also take advantage of available mobile apps that enable learners to reinforce their language learning wherever they may be. For help with the mobile app, please click here.

Salem Press Critical Insights Salem’s Critical Insights series distills the best of both classic and current literary criticism of the world’s most-studied literature. The library offers full-text access to the following works:
Critical Insights Themes: Dystopia
Critical Insights Themes: Good and Evil
Critical Insights Themes: Virginia Woolf and 20th Century Women Writers
Critical Insights Works: One Hundred Years of Solitude

Science Reference Center This e-resource contains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other reliable sources. In addition, Science Reference Center includes more than 280,000 high-quality science images from sources such as UPI, Getty, NASA, National Geographic and the Nature Picture Library.

SIRS Discoverer is a general reference database for elementary and middle school students, researchers, and educators covering curriculum areas and content sets.
Teacher Reference Center This e-resource for teachers provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals.

TrueFLIX The truth. The whole truth. And nothing but the truth about people, places, nature, history, science, and more! TrueFLIX provides eBooks that are enhanced with a related content in a variety of text types and media–including primary sources, fiction, videos, audio clips, images, and related websites. This science and social studies resource for 3rd through 6th graders includes a “Resources & Tools” section which offers lesson plans, quizzes, promotional materials and other downloadable resources.

Web News Web News provides near real-time access to thousands of top news feeds from around the globe. This collection includes over 14,000 feeds covering a range of business and general news topics. Full text can immediately be accessed on the web by following the link in the record.
Zinio for Libraries Zinio is the world’s largest newsstand, offering multi-user access to popular publications. It offers unlimited simultaneous access to complete digital magazines, which can easily be viewed on most tablets, smartphones and computers. Zinio’s unique technology digitally recreates a magazine page for page, including full color pictures, intuitive navigation, keyword article search and interactive elements such as audio and video. Popular magazines such as Good Housekeeping, National Geographic, Newsweek, Esquire and Readers Digest are just a few of the popular titles available. All you need is a library card in order to take advantage of this great resource!





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